PORTRAIT: Sam Chason

I’ve worked with Sam Chason on a number of different shoots now. He’s an up’n’coming male model in Brighton and I always enjoy working with him. For this shoot, he needed some updated shots for his portfolio, and we shot these around Hassocks.

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Rachael-Emily.com. Portrait and music photography in London and Brighton, UK

Rachael-Emily.com. Portrait and music photography in London and Brighton, UK

Rachael-Emily.com. Portrait and music photography in London and Brighton, UK

Rachael-Emily.com. Portrait and music photography in London and Brighton, UK

Rachael-Emily.com. Portrait and music photography in London and Brighton, UK

LIVE: The Temperance Movement

It’s been a busy weekend of gigs! On Saturday, I was shooting Coheed + Cambria for TeamRock, and then last night I was up in Camden for The Temperance Movement’s show. I’ve been listening to TTM’s debut album a lot, it was awesome to see them live. They put on a really energetic show and the crowd was packed out – even Jimmy Page was there..!

Support came from Joshua Jackson, who I wasn’t familiar with before, but comes recommended after yesterday’s performance.

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Rachael-Emily.com. Portrait and music photography in London and Brighton, UK

Rachael-Emily.com. Portrait and music photography in London and Brighton, UK

Rachael-Emily.com. Portrait and music photography in London and Brighton, UK

Rachael-Emily.com. Portrait and music photography in London and Brighton, UK

Rachael-Emily.com. Portrait and music photography in London and Brighton, UK

Rachael-Emily.com. Portrait and music photography in London and Brighton, UK

Rachael-Emily.com. Portrait and music photography in London and Brighton, UK

Rachael-Emily.com. Portrait and music photography in London and Brighton, UK

Rachael-Emily.com. Portrait and music photography in London and Brighton, UK

Rachael-Emily.com. Portrait and music photography in London and Brighton, UK

Rachael-Emily.com. Portrait and music photography in London and Brighton, UK

Rachael-Emily.com. Portrait and music photography in London and Brighton, UK

Rachael-Emily.com. Portrait and music photography in London and Brighton, UK

Rachael-Emily.com. Portrait and music photography in London and Brighton, UK

Rachael-Emily.com. Portrait and music photography in London and Brighton, UK

Rachael-Emily.com. Portrait and music photography in London and Brighton, UK

Rachael-Emily.com. Portrait and music photography in London and Brighton, UK

Rachael-Emily.com. Portrait and music photography in London and Brighton, UK

Rachael-Emily.com. Portrait and music photography in London and Brighton, UK

Rachael-Emily.com. Portrait and music photography in London and Brighton, UK

Rachael-Emily.com. Portrait and music photography in London and Brighton, UK

Rachael-Emily.com. Portrait and music photography in London and Brighton, UK

11/13

LIVE! Jessie J at The Brighton Centre

Last week, I was looking forward to shooting Jessie J’s second night (07th November 2013) at The Brighton Centre for XYZ magazine. Normally, when shooting for a publication you’re only allowed to photograph the first three songs so that you’re not annoying the audience for the whole show. That afternoon, however, I got a phone call from Jessie J’s management. They wanted to commission me to shoot the whole show! I was given an AAA pass and the run of the entire venue.

The show’s production was awesome: waterfall pyrotechnics and lasers and canon streamers. Jessie J put on a great performance; I thought I’d only recognise a couple of songs, but found myself singing along to most of them. I’m used to shooting much smaller shows, so this was a great opportunity to work at a bigger venue with a great client. Jessie moves around a LOT on stage, so it was a fun challenge to focus at 2.8 at 200mm, but overall I’m pleased with the final photographs. The show was split into five parts and she had a different outfit for each part, which made it really hard to narrow down my favourite photos!

Support came from Lawson and Olivia Somerlyn. You can see some of the photographs I took of them HERE.

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Rachael-Emily.com. Portrait and music photography in London and Brighton, UK

Rachael-Emily.com. Portrait and music photography in London and Brighton, UK

Rachael-Emily.com. Portrait and music photography in London and Brighton, UK

Rachael-Emily.com. Portrait and music photography in London and Brighton, UK

Rachael-Emily.com. Portrait and music photography in London and Brighton, UK

Rachael-Emily.com. Portrait and music photography in London and Brighton, UK

Rachael-Emily.com. Portrait and music photography in London and Brighton, UK

Rachael-Emily.com. Portrait and music photography in London and Brighton, UK

Rachael-Emily.com. Portrait and music photography in London and Brighton, UK

Rachael-Emily.com. Portrait and music photography in London and Brighton, UK

Rachael-Emily.com. Portrait and music photography in London and Brighton, UK

Rachael-Emily.com. Portrait and music photography in London and Brighton, UK

Rachael-Emily.com. Portrait and music photography in London and Brighton, UK

Rachael-Emily.com. Portrait and music photography in London and Brighton, UK

Rachael-Emily.com. Portrait and music photography in London and Brighton, UK

Rachael-Emily.com. Portrait and music photography in London and Brighton, UK

Rachael-Emily.com. Portrait and music photography in London and Brighton, UK

Rachael-Emily.com. Portrait and music photography in London and Brighton, UK

Rachael-Emily.com. Portrait and music photography in London and Brighton, UK

Rachael-Emily.com. Portrait and music photography in London and Brighton, UK

Rachael-Emily.com. Portrait and music photography in London and Brighton, UK

Rachael-Emily.com. Portrait and music photography in London and Brighton, UK

Rachael-Emily.com. Portrait and music photography in London and Brighton, UK

Rachael-Emily.com. Portrait and music photography in London and Brighton, UK

Rachael-Emily.com. Portrait and music photography in London and Brighton, UK

Rachael-Emily.com. Portrait and music photography in London and Brighton, UK

Rachael-Emily.com. Portrait and music photography in London and Brighton, UK

Rachael-Emily.com. Portrait and music photography in London and Brighton, UK

Rachael-Emily.com. Portrait and music photography in London and Brighton, UK

Rachael-Emily.com. Portrait and music photography in London and Brighton, UK

Rachael-Emily.com. Portrait and music photography in London and Brighton, UK

Rachael-Emily.com. Portrait and music photography in London and Brighton, UK

Rachael-Emily.com. Portrait and music photography in London and Brighton, UK

Rachael-Emily.com. Portrait and music photography in London and Brighton, UK

Rachael-Emily.com. Portrait and music photography in London and Brighton, UK

Rachael-Emily.com. Portrait and music photography in London and Brighton, UK

Rachael-Emily.com. Portrait and music photography in London and Brighton, UK

Rachael-Emily.com. Portrait and music photography in London and Brighton, UK

Rachael-Emily.com. Portrait and music photography in London and Brighton, UK

Rachael-Emily.com. Portrait and music photography in London and Brighton, UK

Rachael-Emily.com. Portrait and music photography in London and Brighton, UK

Rachael-Emily.com. Portrait and music photography in London and Brighton, UK

Rachael-Emily.com. Portrait and music photography in London and Brighton, UK

Rachael-Emily.com. Portrait and music photography in London and Brighton, UK

Rachael-Emily.com. Portrait and music photography in London and Brighton, UK

Rachael-Emily.com. Portrait and music photography in London and Brighton, UK

Rachael-Emily.com. Portrait and music photography in London and Brighton, UK

Rachael-Emily.com. Portrait and music photography in London and Brighton, UK

Rachael-Emily.com. Portrait and music photography in London and Brighton, UK

Rachael-Emily.com. Portrait and music photography in London and Brighton, UK

Rachael-Emily.com. Portrait and music photography in London and Brighton, UK

Rachael-Emily.com. Portrait and music photography in London and Brighton, UK

Rachael-Emily.com. Portrait and music photography in London and Brighton, UK

Rachael-Emily.com. Portrait and music photography in London and Brighton, UK

Rachael-Emily.com. Portrait and music photography in London and Brighton, UK

LIVE: Lawson + Olivia Somerlyn

On Thursday I was photographing Jessie J at The Brighton Centre. She was absolutely awesome! Opening up the show with a really vibrant and upbeat set was Olivia Somerlyn. Main support came from pop-rock Brit boys Lawson. I’m going to blog the Jessie J photos separately because there’s quite a few, so here are the photos from both supporting artists!

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Rachael-Emily.com. Portrait and music photography in London and Brighton, UK

Rachael-Emily.com. Portrait and music photography in London and Brighton, UK

Rachael-Emily.com. Portrait and music photography in London and Brighton, UK

Rachael-Emily.com. Portrait and music photography in London and Brighton, UK

Rachael-Emily.com. Portrait and music photography in London and Brighton, UK

Rachael-Emily.com. Portrait and music photography in London and Brighton, UK

Rachael-Emily.com. Portrait and music photography in London and Brighton, UK

Rachael-Emily.com. Portrait and music photography in London and Brighton, UK

Rachael-Emily.com. Portrait and music photography in London and Brighton, UK

Rachael-Emily.com. Portrait and music photography in London and Brighton, UK

Rachael-Emily.com. Portrait and music photography in London and Brighton, UK

Rachael-Emily.com. Portrait and music photography in London and Brighton, UK

Rachael-Emily.com. Portrait and music photography in London and Brighton, UK

Rachael-Emily.com. Portrait and music photography in London and Brighton, UK

Rachael-Emily.com. Portrait and music photography in London and Brighton, UK

Rachael-Emily.com. Portrait and music photography in London and Brighton, UK

Rachael-Emily.com. Portrait and music photography in London and Brighton, UK

Rachael-Emily.com. Portrait and music photography in London and Brighton, UK

Rachael-Emily.com. Portrait and music photography in London and Brighton, UK

PROMO: The Mixtape

Recently I was shooting Brighton-based function band The Mixtape for DK Management. We planned to shoot at Zu Studios in Lewes, which is where I’d done a recent portrait session with a costume designer. Zu Studios is a really cool place; a kinda creative collective of acrobats, artists and beyond. It was pretty cold and almost completely dark by the time we started our shoot, so we had to work quite quickly. But these guys were really fun to photograph and we aimed for something approachable and light-hearted. Check out some of the shots below!

 

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Rachael-Emily.com. Portrait and music photography in London and Brighton, UK

Rachael-Emily.com. Portrait and music photography in London and Brighton, UK